04/05/2021

The 3 Keys of Weight Loss

Of course, we all know that losing weight is not easy. In fact, excess weight is perhaps the most common health issue facing us today. A shocking 71.6% of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight, and nearly 40% are obese. In addition, it seems that there’s always some fad diet or new, “fast and…
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How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Activities

02/01/2021

How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Activities

Obviously, we all need fuel to perform strenuous activities. Events like 5k marathons and other endurance sports are becoming more popular every day. Therefore, how you prepare nutritiously for this kind of exercise is crucial. It’s equally as essential to succeeding as stretching beforehand. Your food intake may be the difference between participation and success…
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4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

01/11/2021

4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic pain easily ranks among the most debilitating (and frustrating) issues for so many people. In fact, chronic pain regularly affects approximately twenty percent of Americans. This can mean less mobility, opioid addiction, depression and anxiety. Generally, it’s the reason for a much poorer quality of life. Additionally, chronic pain costs the United States somewhere…
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Importance of Stretching

01/04/2021

Importance of Stretching

Each morning most of us initially wake up with a nice stretch. However, we are not doing the proper amount of stretching that should be done daily. The benefits of stretching daily can reach past the scope of the day and benefit us several years from now as we age.



 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

12/07/2020

 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

At Farmingdale Physical Therapy West, we know the kind of impact an injury can have on your life. Unfortunately, injuries can completely dominate your everyday life. They can affect how you walk, talk, work or prevent you from doing what you love to do. Therefore, our mission is to help our Long Island patients deal…
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BioFreeze Pain Reliever

12/01/2020

BioFreeze Pain Reliever

Whether it’s from a sore, overworked muscle or joint discomfort, pain in our body can affect our day negatively. This is why pain management is so crucial to living an enjoyable, active and productive life.



2018 Physical Therapy Tips: Start the Year Right

01/05/2018

2018 Physical Therapy Tips: Start the Year Right

The new year is an opportunity for us all to focus on self improvement. Whether you are seeking to improve your workout regimen or your physical well-being, the 2018 new year is the perfect time. At Farmingdale Physical Therapy, we’re ready to turn over a new leaf, too. As exercise and physical therapy specialists, we…
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Pre-Workout Nutrition: What and When to Eat Before Workout

10/18/2017

Pre-Workout Nutrition: What and When to Eat Before Workout

A Pre-workout snack is just as important as any other snack throughout the day. It provides you with the energy and nutrients to perform your best during your workout. But, that is, only if you eat the right kind of foods. Processed foods or a large serving of fatty foods can make you feel sluggish…
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What Comes First: Cardio or Strength Training?

10/12/2017

What Comes First: Cardio or Strength Training?

Cardio is a vital part of any workout regime whether it is for weight loss, bodybuilding, strength training, or sports training. It increases our endurance levels and is also an important way to preventing all sorts of health problems and diseases. But, when is the best time to do cardio? Recent studies show doing cardio…
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5 Easy Ways to Stay Active

09/27/2017

5 Easy Ways to Stay Active

Like most people, you probably spend a lot of time sitting. Whether it is in your car, at your desk, or on the couch, studies show, on average, we sit 7.7 hours a day, and some results estimate people sit up to 15 hours a day. The American Medical Association says that sitting for extended…
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